This short TED Talk has a lot of little gems in a big issue. The telling change of a book title. The democratization of biochemistry. The false fears of the Hadron Collider weighed against considerations of more credible plausibilities.
The speaker posits that, “It’s an important maxim that the unfamiliar is not the same as the improbable”, but I say worry not TOO much. The unfamiliar is also not the same as the probable.